Award-winning journalist Vicki Gonzalez hosts interviews with community leaders, advocates, experts, artists and more to provide background and understanding on breaking news, big events, politics and culture in the Sacramento region and beyond.
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Joelle Rocha, 17 unfurls the flag of her tribe, the Upper Lake Band of Pomo Indians displayed the 52nd Annual Native American Day in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
Wilton Rancheria explains the history and challenges of becoming a federally recognized tribe. California Indian Legal Services explains the relationship between tribes and the state. The Sacramento LGBT Center’s first Native American board member explains the long history of “two-spirit” members within tribal and indigenous communities. Finally, we learn about the UC Davis Native Nest center, which works to increase retention rates by creating community and place for indigenous students.
Music used in today’s show is from Mary Youngblood’s album “Dancing With The Wind.”
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